Concert way to foster ties
Published on: Saturday, July 20, 2019

Kota Kinabalu: The Maritime Silk Road Legend Concert is designed to celebrate the 45th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Malaysia and the People’s Republic of China, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Christina Liew.

Speaking to a 1,200-strong audience at the opening of the piano concert, she said : “On behalf of the State Government and the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Environment, I look forward to fostering our friendship ties further between Malaysia, in particular the State of Sabah, and the People’s Republic of China.”

It featured world acclaimed pianist, Malaysian-born Claudia Yang, together with the 87-member Guangxi Symphony Orchestra from China, conducted by Mr Tao Lin. Yang, who lives in Beijing, composed the concert of “Dream of the Red Chamber”, which is a Chinese novel portraying a Chinese Romeo-and-Juliet love story of ancient China.



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